There are few projects around the home that we can consider doing ourselves, but, only
after researching information that may determine our success or failure in the endeavor. One of those projects may
include remodeling a bathroom. This is not a task that is to difficult to attempt if it is basic redecorating such
as painting, wall papering or flooring. Many of the items that would be used for a basic project like bathroom
redesign come with instructions for application.
There are many options available in redecorating a bathroom and researching available
options should be done prior to taking on a project of this nature. A recommended starting point would be to
consult a bathroom designer. To understand the difference between a contractor and a designer you need to know what
type of job duties each usually attend to, some examples follow.
Independent contractors may provide a service that includes reviewing and applying
structurally different ideas an individual may have, however; a bathroom designer specializes in total package
redecorating. A designer has the ability to subcontract in most cases with a contractor and then move on to
redecorating and designing a finished product. A bathroom designer will have the knowledge of decorative items
needed to complete a finished room and apply a homeowners personal style into the decorating .
Typically, a contractor will deal with the reconstruction or remodel of a project and
follow a structural design or room layout request, this may include fixture replacement or fixture relocation as
well. When the room layout is completed and everything operable the contractor has completed his job and then turns
it over to the homeowner or individual involved for the next phase to progress.
Bathroom designers have knowledge of the current decorative trends and will research the
locations where these items may be purchased if it is an unusual style that is desired. Designers may even share
tips that would give an individual options or ideas to implement. Ideas that when originally considering the
project were not taken into consideration as possibilities.
Many big box stores carry items that go into a redecorating project and have knowledgeable
individuals on staff to assist with floor plans, material options, and color options. An idea to get you started
may include making small changes such as trying new towel colors or simply replacing an old shower curtain with a
current trendy one. Whatever decision is made in the pursuit of remodeling a bathroom, a bathroom designer can